100,000 Appliances Recycled… and Counting!
BGE hits major milestone in appliance recycling program, allowing thousands of customers to save money and help the environment
Back to School for the Kids: Goats Return to Towson University’s Arboretum
A BGE Green Grant sponsors goats munching invasive plants and protecting cherished woods.
No osprey left behind
For decades, BGE has protected osprey families from fire and injury by relocating osprey nests away from power poles. This summer, osprey safety became personal for BGE employees who had the satisfaction of learning an injured chick they had rescued had fully recovered – and is ready to fly south.
BGE extends the range of its EV fleet via solar panels.
BGE will electrify 50 percent of its 1,300-vehicle fleet by 2030, and our people are innovating to speed the transition – like adding solar panels to EVs to increase range.
Reliability of BGE’s EV charging network benefits area drivers
As EV adoption speeds up, reliable public charging becomes a must-have. BGE’s charging network meets that need with a 98 percent uptime.
Osprey Watch: How you can help protect birds and prevent electric outages
Through crowd-sourcing initiative, BGE identifies and safely removes osprey nests found on electric equipment
BGE brings a weather station and a tier 5 garden to Hillcrest Elementary
“Students were fascinated that Catonsville received 84 inches of rain last year, more than any other Maryland town.”
Making Hiking Trails and Parklands Better in Baltimore
Leakin Park visitors enjoy reforestation and restoration along an upgraded section of natural gas pipeline that safely and reliably serves BGE customers.
CEI and BGE partner to bring urban gardens to Columbia
With help from a BGE Green Grant, community gardens will offer area residents new skills and healthy outdoor activities – as well as delicious vegetables.
First BGE EV Fast Charger installed in Carroll County
In just 30 minutes, electric vehicle drivers can now fully charge their cars in Carroll County
Children get soaked with water, fun and facts during Kids on the Creek Day
The Spa Creek Conservancy introduces kids to the joys of splashing around and connects them to their local waterway
BGE trash cages prevent nearly a ton of trash from washing into Patapsco River
Runoff from large area of south Baltimore flows out of two storm drains at BGE’s Spring Gardens facility – and leaves trash behind.
BGE and The Boys & Girls Club of Westminster work to bring urban farming to Carroll County
A community garden introduces high school students to the joys of working in the dirt, the satisfaction of problem solving and the delights of fresh vegetables
The Peale Center builds on a legacy of art, natural beauty and innovation
A Green Grant from BGE will help the nation’s oldest museum reach out to nature and neighborhoods by adding gardens and greenery to Watchhouse Alley.
A Mobile Bike Shop connects neighborhoods to opportunities
BGE supports Bikemore’s Mobile Bike Shop, which makes bikes ready to ride on the spot. The bike shops are also a place to start conversations with residents who want to make their neighborhoods safer and healthier.
Hundreds turn out to turn inefficient air conditioners into cash
Customers from as far away as southwest Baltimore traveled to Bel Air to recycle their appliances
Irvine Nature Center encourages us to explore, respect and protect nature
A BGE Green Grant will help the center train volunteers to share knowledge and enthusiasm about the natural environment
BGE EVsmart on the Annapolis Crabs podcast
“We’re helping make people feel comfortable with this transition into electrification”